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Higher Ed Shake Up
Higher Ed Shake Up
Your Future Doctor Is Learning Medicine Online

Three lessons from the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s radical restructuring of its curriculum.

Higher Ed Shake Up
College Accreditation Isn’t Working

Here’s how to fix it.

Higher Ed Shake Up
A Three-Year BA?

Our existing higher education system isn’t working for millions of students. Time to test out new models.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Proving College Is Worth It

The case for testing in higher education.

Higher Ed Shake Up
College Isn’t Always Worth It

We need to do a better job of meeting the practical needs of the sizable percentage of the population that doesn’t benefit very much from sitting in classrooms year after year.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Beyond the BA

Michael Petrilli makes a strong case for beefing up vocational education programs.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Toward a College Testing System

Students at top schools have a leg up in many professional fields no matter how much they learned or didn’t learn. A standardized college testing system might help address this problem.

Higher Ed Shake Up
If You Major in STEM, It Doesn’t Matter Where You Go to College

Liberal arts major get a big boost from going to an elite college. STEM majors, not so much.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Online Degree Programs Poised for More Growth

Academic insiders would like the public to believe that traditional higher ed is invulnerable to disruption. They’re wrong.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Obama Cracks Down on College Accreditors

Allowing private institutions (including companies and nonprofits) to credential individual courses would give students more flexibility to pick an educational path that suits their needs.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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